Category to organize details for the 2016 KARE event.
Who is in Charge?
Your ICS team for the weekend is provided below for informational/educational purposes. Volunteers will be asked to fill other roles in order to implement the full chain of command and offer the opportunity to practice the process when asking questions, making requests and reporting issues/concerns. A full safety plan, medical plan and nightly […]
Disaster Veterinary Medicine Training with CE credit
Training credit will be available for veterinarians attending the weekend workshop. Specific veterinary disaster medicine for large and small animals including triage and exotic veterinary medicine in disasters will be offered along with the opportunity to attend basic disaster animal response sessions on Saturday. On Sunday you will have […]
Activities & Training Overview
The training experiences and practices throughout this weekend began with the development of this event and will apply to all activities throughout the weekend finishing with a hot wash, evaluations and the demobilization process. This is an incredible learning opportunity so please take time to read through the information provided in these web pages for […]
Session Trainers and Exercise Support Staff
This is your opportunity as an animal response team volunteer to meet and train with best of the best in the disaster animal response industry. Please take a few minutes and look at who is donating their time and talent to help build the best State Animal Response Team Coalition […]
Just a few miles outside of Salina, Kansas a multi-use, fully functional training complex known as Crisis City is operated by Kansas Division of Emergency Management. This training facility is for local, state, and federal responders, Emergency Management professionals, public and private industry safety professionals, and military operations in support of civil authorities. In October […]
What to Bring or What NOT to bring
PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME, UNLESS REQUESTED OTHERWISE!
Be prepared to respond as though this weekend workshop is a disaster response situation. Bring your responder Go-Bag, but do not worry about going out to purchase expensive equipment or supplies. Using things around the house or go to a […]
Thanks To Our Partners
Several agencies and organizations are working together at varying levels of participation, from planning, sharing resources, providing hands-on instruction, to consulting, to support this event. Here are the groups, in no particular order, currently supporting the 2016 Kansas Animal Response Exercise:
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Code 3 Associates
Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency […]
What to Expect on Sunday
Sunday, October 16 – “The ART of Disaster Response”
The animal response drill will be based on a tornado disaster that will provide a scenario for response volunteers practice the skills developed on Saturday, testing disaster response functionality and capabilities. Several injections will be added to provide as real an experience as possible. The plan […]
What to Expect on Saturday
Saturday, October 15 – “All Hands On Deck”
Training Blocks are a collection of hands-on sessions designed to teach skills by functional area. Proposed blocks include:
Block 1: Veterinary Medicine in Disaster Response
Block 2: Large Animal Awareness in Disaster Response
Block 3: Small Animal Sheltering in Disaster Response
Block 4: Command Staff Roles in Disaster Response
Block 5: Field Work in […]
What to Expect on Friday
Friday, October 14 – Volunteer Check-in and Set-up
Friday will be used to setup for the event and to check-in volunteers.
Proposed Time Schedule:
8:00am-2:00pm: Time for block training instructors and/or event facilitators to bring in equipment and get organized for the event.
3:00pm-4:00pm: Review of weekend activities and facility with instructors and facilitators.
4:00pm-6:00pm: Check-in of animal […]